How effective is your mobile app development process when it comes to meeting customer needs and business objectives? IBM commissioned Forrester to identify the key drivers of successful mobile apps and the costs of failure -- for both customer-facing and enterprise applications.
Watch the webcast to understand the key cost drivers and why it’s more important than ever to get this right due to what Forrester calls the “mobile mind shift.” IBM customer, Bank of Montreal, also shares their mobile app dev story. A good app can increase traffic, sales, productivity and brand satisfaction. And a bad app will do the opposite (you could risk doubling your costs if you’re not mindful of the key cost drivers).
"71% of consumers do some digital research before buying an insurance policy, and 26% of those surveyed had purchased their policies online.
Insurance companies are investing in interactive websites, mobile apps, and analytics software to help them optimize their processes, increase sales, improve customer service, and boost their financial standing. But is this enough to keep up?
As technology continues to advance, leading insurance companies are already looking ahead to the next big advance that will transform the industry: cognitive computing."
Read on to learn more about using an integrated marketing platform that makes the life-cycle of the customer experience visible and measurable, allowing sales and marketing to share real-time situational analysis, and align actions and goals.
It's time to revolutionize marketing team productivity with social business technology. Improving cross-functional collaboration is the new marketing mandate, and social business is the enabler, allowing marketing teams to drive more leads, increase sales, and cut operational costs. Learn how to drive real business results with social business technology.
Published By: SugarCRM
Published Date: May 27, 2014
Learn how Hilco created more consistent, extraordinary customer experiences across 25 business units by using Sugar as a centralized platform. With Sugar in place, the provider of asset appraisal and other financial services for global brands was able to streamline processes and increase sales 20%.
Published By: SugarCRM
Published Date: Jan 20, 2015
After an initial rollout to more than 45,000 sales users, IBM wanted even greater insights. Thanks to the high usability of Sugar, IBM was able to increase sales data quality - which has gone on to power predictive sales analytics. Learn how IBM and SugarCRM are driving more effective sales teams.
Published By: Curalate
Published Date: Jul 17, 2014
Its time! You're finally ready to harness the power of the visual web to increase engagement with your brand. But before you attract users to your Pinterest page, you want to have content for them to interact with, right? This guide will take you through the process of building your first boards.
Published By: InsideView
Published Date: Apr 27, 2015
Advances in automation increase visibility and accountability surrounding lead-to-revenue processes. Despite this, tensions between marketing and sales persist concerning the quality of support that marketing brings to the revenue-production equation. To progress from open hostilities to collaborative détente, CMOs will need to reimagine sales enablement programs and strategy around the journey that spans the customer’s lifetime. This means creating a more interdependent relationship with sales that puts the customer at the center of the conversations that marketing and sales create, talks more about the problems and issues that buyers face, and aligns lead-to-revenue planning and processes around outcome-focused goals.
Published By: CrowdTwist
Published Date: Jan 09, 2018
Loyalty programs are evolving. Brands and retailers are layering in many different options for earning points through brand engagement and spend-based activities. The easier it is for the customer to spend money and be appropriately rewarded for their loyalty, the more effective the program will be at driving sales and increasing revenue. There are a number of ways to engage customers and incentivize them for their purchase.
- The benefits of adopting a strategic approach to rewarding for spend
- Effective spend activities ideas to reward for purchases
- Effective reward ideas to incentivize purchases
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Apr 12, 2017
In the last decade, customer relationship management (CRM) platform adoption has increased rapidly to meet the speed of business. Enterprises of all sizes and types are adopting CRMs as the norm. CRMs offer a single source of customer information and reduction in paper. Most importantly, they allow companies to do business more rapidly and with greater agility.
Read this eBook to learn how you can extend the value of your CRM system to see increases in operational efficiency, lead conversion, customer satisfaction, and sales revenues.
Enterprise mobile capabilities ideally complement, protect, and enable market-leading mobile applications to improve workforce productivity and intelligence and enable increased sales performance as a result. After a number of years of considering the relative value of various new devices, mobile device management (MDM) paradigms, development methodologies, new services, and new connectivity models, retailers are ramping up investments in enterprise mobility. Rugged devices can be part of this business outcome-centered approach, adding enterprise mobility to deliver great experiences and comparatively reduce the economic cost of doing so — importantly, doing so with continued ease in supportability, excellence in performance, and consistency in usability. Retailers are continuing to invest in deployment of secure ruggedized mobile devices for many reasons that are explored in this white paper.
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Jul 12, 2017
As a marketer, you face daunting expectations and goals. You are probably expected to generate successful outcomes in less time, and in a digital age where everything can be measured, you probably feel increased pressure to illustrate the impact you are driving. But without the right tools and processes in place, hitting your goals and demonstrating the results is difficult, time-consuming, and stressful!
Marketing automation can help you scale your programs, deliver more personalized and targeted communications, align with sales, and measure effectiveness. Download this ebook to explore 10 reasons you may want to consider marketing automation to support you through the sales cycle, from attracting and engaging leads, to closing the deal.
With more accurate sales forecasts and enhanced identification of potential problems and opportunities, Oracle Sales Analytics helps close business faster and increase overall sales revenue. Find out more today!
As an online retailer, you're always testing new e-marketing strategies to see which work for you and which do not. We're delighted to be able to offer you five that may be new to you - and that we think will work exceptionally well to increase your sales. Our white paper, "Get your revenue off the shelves in 2012: 5 Strategies to Deploy Now," goes into detail on all five.
Whether registering for downloads or e-newsletters, re-ordering or renewing, or telling their friends, customers who feel more confident to click, learn, and shop online, spend more.
See how Truste privacy products and programs have helped businesses of all sizes increase conversions, order value, and customer engagement throughout the customer lifecycle.
TRUSTe works to advance privacy and trust for a networked world. TRUSTe Privacy Seals help consumers click with confidence by guiding them to trustworthy Web sites. Thousands of Web sites rely on TRUSTe industry best practices to help them make the right decisions about privacy and protecting confidential user information. Most of the top fifty Web sites are certified to TRUSTe's leading practices, including Yahoo, Facebook, MSN, eBay, AOL, Disney, New York Times, Comcast and Apple. To learn more about internet
privacy visit www.truste.com.
Published By: VeriSign
Published Date: May 06, 2010
Online retailers must make consumers feel more comfortable on their web sites, instilling confidence in order to support sharing personal and financial information and ultimately completing purchases. Using proven ingredients outlined in this whitepaper can increase customer confidence and enable you to generate more sales.
"SSL certificates have moved beyond the ‘Buy’ page. They are embedded in your business. In fact, SSL Certificates are a business-critical part of your IT infrastructure. However, managing individual certificates in a large organization is complicated by multiple locations, many servers, different business units, and rapidly growing Web-based services.
The risks of hiccups and problems increases with the number of certificates, including lost sales when customers see security warnings about expired certificates on your site, damage to your brand and consumer trust because of problems with certificates and more.
With these risks in mind, this guide provides five simple steps for IT professionals to take control of SSL certificates across the enterprise, and recommendations centralizing certificate management throughout their lifecycle."
New customer acquisition is the lifeblood of many businesses, but it can be costly. Comprehensive lead management strategies have been developed to maximize lead value and bring order and efficiency to the top of the marketing funnel. Such strategies emphasize quality, precision, and the increased probability of conversion. When well-executed, lead management strategies can produce significant savings, reduce time spent in the funnel, and bring sales and marketing into closer concert.